Lake District

Home of Beatrix Potter, dramatic landscapes and fascinating history.

Children opening a door at Allan Bank, Cumbria

Half-term adventures 

From board games and crafts at Allan Bank, to family films on the big screen at our pub in the Langdales, Sticklebarn, we've plenty to keep the kids entertained this half-term.

A view of Great Gable from Lingmell Summit in Wasdale Cumbria

Commemorating WW1 in the Lake District  

We were gifted England’s highest mountain, Scafell Pike and 12 other Lake District summits as war memorials to look after on behalf of the nation.

Winter walks in the Lake District

Fancy taking to the fells, paths or lakeshores in the heart of the Lake District? Pull on your boots and step outdoors – here are a selection of our favourite walks.

South Lakes volunteers Neil and Lesley get stuck in to some dry-stone walling, Cumbria

Volunteering opportunities in the Lake District 

Without the support of our volunteers, we wouldn’t be able to care for over 20% of the Lake District National Park and a whole load of fabulous houses and gardens. Call into one of our drop-ins in the North Lakes on Thursday 8, Saturday 10 or Saturday 17 February for a chat.

A red squirrel at Allan Bank in Grasmere Cumbria

Help keep red squirrels alive in the Lakes 

Rare native red squirrels are still here against the odds here in the Lake District. But they're under constant threat and need your support to survive.

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